Dwight Howard | Magic Basketball - Part 58

Tag Archive: Dwight Howard

Jun 08

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: J.J. Redick

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the shooting guards. 2009-2010 regular season J.J. Redick Games Played 82 Minutes Played 22.0 adj. +/- -9.19 net +/- -6.1 statistical +/- +0.99 PER 15.0 WARP 2.1 Win Shares/48 .173

Jun 08

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: Vince Carter

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the shooting guards. 2009-2010 regular season Vince Carter Games Played 75 Minutes Played 30.8 adj. +/- +1.95 net +/- +7.5 statistical +/- +2.62 PER 17.1 WARP 4.3 Win Shares/48 .154

Jun 07

Orlando Magic Host 2010 Summer Youth Basketball Camps

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic will host over 20 sessions of youth basketball camps, designed for boys and girls of all skill levels ages 7-16, all across Central Florida this summer. While many camp dates are already sold out, limited space is still available, including the first-ever camp at the new Orlando Magic …

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Jun 07

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: Jameer Nelson

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the point guards. 2009-2010 regular season Jameer Nelson Games Played 65 Minutes Played 28.6 adj. +/- -4.14 net +/- +1.5 statistical +/- +0.22 PER 15.5 WARP 3.0 Win Shares/48 .130

Jun 04

Friday’s Magic Word

Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Again, [Stan] Van Gundy has come under fire for his offense, which I don’t understand. Surrounding Howard with three-point shooters makes sense, and Howard’s about the last guy in the league who needs “protection” from a “true” power forward. No, Lewis is the right fit at that position. …

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Jun 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Overall, [Dwight] Howard ranked in the 85th percentile of offensive players in 2008/09, compared to the 90th percentile this season. There is no way to argue that he got worse. None. I guess the commercials he filmed didn’t actually affect his game then, right? But plenty of people, it seems, …

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Jun 03

Dwight Howard to Work With Hakeem Olajuwon in the Off-Season

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Some help might come from former Houston Rockets all-star Hakeem Olajuwon, who spoke with [Dwight] Howard during the Eastern Conference finals. Olajuwon has made himself available to NBA players in recent years; he even spent some time last summer working with Kobe …

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Jun 02

Wednesday’s Magic Word

George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Prepped by the [Orlando] Magic PR staff not to react angrily when approached for comment before tipoff Friday, [Dwight] Howard didn’t say a disparaging word. But later in the night, after the Magic were eliminated, he asked a reporter for the whereabouts of Borges. Howard couldn’t locate him, but …

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Jun 02

Evaluating Jameer Nelson’s Offense in the Playoffs

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Second in a three-part series, I’m going to analyze this year’s playoff performances of several Orlando Magic players. These posts will be offense-centric, given that I will be writing up player evaluations next week, so I’ll reserve analysis on the defense of Dwight Howard – for example — until then. …

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Jun 01

Tuesday’s Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “[J.J.] Redick just enjoyed the best season of his four-year NBA career and proved himself in the playoffs to be a clutch, gritty competitor. He torched the Celtics for 12- and 14-point games in the [Orlando] Magic’s two wins in the East Finals, showing off his growth as a player and guts …

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